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Under pressure

December 03rd, 2011

When your horse is undergoing major abdominal surgery for a condition such as colic the last thing you want to worry about is whether the surgical incision site may open up during recovery or in the early post-operative period. It can happen, but thankfully, acute incisional bursting (or dehiscence) following abdominal surgery is extremely rare in horses. “Acute incisional bursting is …

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Dr. Stacy Anderson in surgery.